Explore the landscapes of Skåne, Sweden: from its beech forests to its meadows

Sweden’s southernmost province is a natural playground. From hiking long-distance trails to kayaking in the Baltic Sea and joining forest-bathing retreats, outdoor adventures abound in this untamed region.

Published 6 Apr 2020, 19:00 BST, Updated 9 Jul 2020, 16:43 BST
Nature of Skåne
Nature of Skåne

Home to 249 miles of coastline, more than 100 lakes, two meandering rivers and rocky peninsulas, Skåne is a patchwork of dramatic landscapes. The region’s slow pace of life, abundance of outdoor activities and respect for the environment — it has one of the largest areas of protected woodland in Northern Europe — make it a haven for anyone looking to reconnect with nature. Practise yoga in a quiet forest, cycle along picturesque trails stretching for hundreds of miles, or go rock climbing by the sea. Whether you just want to relax or try your hand at high-octane activities, you’ll be spoilt for choice

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